In what could only be described as a particularly frustrating bit of literary news, Adolf Hitler’s notorious book Mein Kampf is back on the German bestseller list.
Written in 1924 while Hitler himself was imprisoned on charges of treason, the manifesto of the future Nazi dictator outlined the tyrannical socialist’s views on government, propaganda, and the future of Germany. On January 1st, 2016, the copyright has expired, leading to its latest pressing – one that is headed for the history books.
“Partly autobiographical, ‘Mein Kampf’ outlines Hitler’s ideology that formed the basis for Nazism. He wrote it in 1924 while he was imprisoned in Bavaria for treason after his failed Beer Hall Putsch.
“The book set out two ideas that he put into practice as Germany’s leader going into World War II:…